Digital Archivist

at James Madison University (view profile)
Published December 16, 2022
Location 880 S. Main Street Carrier Library MSC 1703, Harrisonburg, VA
Category Academic  
Job Type Full-time  
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Cover Letter Requirements Required
Education Requirements Knowledge of or experience with professional archival standards, best practices, and technologies around accessioning, arrangement, description, and preservation of archival materials. Experience processing archival collections, including developing descriptive, technical, and administrative metadata Experience with acquisition and transfer of digital materials. A commitment to promoting and/or enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in an organizational context Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively across diverse audiences, including in hybrid and virtual environments. Excellent research and writing skills. A graduate degree or certifications in any relevant field, or equivalent professional experience
Minimum Compensation in Local Currency $60,000.00
Maximum Compensation in Local Currency $65,000.00
Hourly or Salary? Salary
Pay Grade Administrative and Professional Faculty


Collaborate on the accessioning of born-digital materials.

Create submission information Packages that facilitate processing and preservation.

Collaborate with other departments including Metadata Strategies and Digital Assets, to ensure collection is appropriately described and discoverable.

Collaboratively create and update documentation and lead training on relevant workflows, policies, and tools.

Engage in relevant service and scholarly and professional development activities.